The Problematic Career Plan of the Lecturerso of Universitas Terbuka Indonesia

Nurcholis, Hanif (2014) The Problematic Career Plan of the Lecturerso of Universitas Terbuka Indonesia. In: Seminar Nasional UT 2014, 23 Oktober 2014, Universitas Terbuka Convention Center (UTCC).


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The lecturer of Universitas Terbuka (UT) in today era faces tremandous obstacle in achieving their job promotion. Most of them have been able only to achieved assistant professor degree in career rank (52,7%). The fact of the matter, at UT departments which are Economics Faculty, Social and Politic Sciences Faculty, and Mathematic and Natural Sciences Faculty, have not had professorship job position, eventhough they have already been having 29 years long lecturing services. The critical obstacle level to get higher promotion in UT lecturer career path is that has been laid on reaching job position from assistant professor to associate professor. Many of those lecturers have failed proposing their higer job’s position, from assistant professor to associate Professor, were due to the Ministery of Education refusal of their proposition, since the prerequisited research credits as one the many prerequisition to be met was considered unqualified. To inquire what the causes are, using qualitative approach. The method used was descriptive. Then, data collected were using document study, in-depth interview, and participant observation. The data obtained, further was analyzed descriptive qualitative. The theoretical framework in the analysis was using the Minzberg’s Five Disciplines and the Bureaucracy of Max Weber. The present work found out that the difficulty of the lecturers in achieving their job’s promotion was caused by “the jobexchange” happened among support staff and operating core, such as: support staff rolled into operating core and vice versa. Furthermore, this research concluded that the lecturers of UT are having difficulty in achieving their job’s promotion since his/her academic competency is considered weak resulted from the deviated institutional policy from the prevailed regulations.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information (ID): fekonisip16636
Uncontrolled Keywords: Job’s promotion, operating core, support staff, exchange of core-noncore job function
Subjects: 300 Social Science > 370-379 Education (Pendidikan) > 371.12 Professional Qualifications of Teacher (Kualifikasi dan Profesionalitas Guru)
Divisions: Prosiding Seminar > Seminar Nasional UT 2014
Depositing User: Praba UT
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2016 07:29
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2019 09:41

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